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Bubbling Blue

About this design:

I love the teal color of Apatite (maybe Lima Beads can give us some?)! I think the color is bubbling together with the Pearly White Keishis (from Lima Beads). I think the Fish pewter bead from Green Girl is perfect together with this! I have also added a handmade shell charm from a local artist called Merete Mattson.


Apatite, White Keishi pearls, White oval pearls, Hematite, Fish Pewter bead, oxidized silver bead caps and twisted ring, oxidized shell charm (artisan, oxidized silver hook and eye clasp, beading wire, crimp beads and crimp bead covers.

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  1. Crazy Beader
    Crazy Beader says:

    Apatite is a spectacular color and you have used it so well here – - the pearls are the perfect contrast and your asymetrical design works beautifully ! The fish and shell add such a uniquie touch – - – just love this necklace.

  2. JenniferLynn
    JenniferLynn says:

    Absolutely gorgeous. I love the way you’ve put it together. all your designs are spectacular!!

  3. Bettys Beads
    Bettys Beads says:

    From our bracelet queen comes a beautiful necklace.
    Ditto above.

  4. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    GORGEOUS!!! Apatite is one of my favorite stones but I don’t have many that are faceted like yours. The faceted rondelles(?) you use look fantastic with the keishi pearls! and the silver is perfect.

  5. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Beautifully done, Wenche! Those Apatite beads are stunning! Love it!

  6. Laud
    Laud says:

    Luscious colors, and the fish focal is perfect.

  7. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    This is a jaw dropper!! The large Apatite beads are exceptional. I’d love to see them held up in sunlight. Perfect combination,with pearls and the silver.

  8. Valley Girl
    Valley Girl says:

    Very Pretty… love that color combination!

  9. celticivy
    celticivy says:

    Love the Blue of the Apatite.

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    Chicky Zee aka Alice says:

    Gorgeous and I agree those Apatite bead Rocks!

  11. Beadlady3 aka Cindy
    Beadlady3 aka Cindy says:

    Fabulous! All the above! This is perfectly lovely.

  12. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Beautiful, with just enough cuteness from the GG fishy! And I adore those keishi pearls (ordered lots). Lima said they had more pearls on order but they’re on the “slow boat…”

  13. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Hmmmmm What is left to say? ;)

    Wenche, I am in awe of your talent! This design & dramatic color palette are gorgeous!!! Another winner from you! :D

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    Lavonne K says:

    I really love this necklace. It is unique and the color combination is exquisite. My favorite ever posted!

  15. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    I cannot think of anything to add…this is gorgeous.

  16. Rocky D
    Rocky D says:

    Very striking. Love the blues! Great design!

  17. Frida
    Frida says:

    Fabulous and that lil puffer is so cute :) The shell charm is beautiful!

  18. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    You’re awesome! :-) Thank you for all the positive feedback! Sooo nice!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    Oooo this is lovely! Great design and bead choices. It looks so vintage–that’s one of my favorite things.

  20. Elis Mom
    Elis Mom says:

    Love apatite and keishis. What a beautiful necklace! The GGS puffer adds the perfect touch of whimsey!

  21. Medieval Momma
    Medieval Momma says:

    LOVE the apatite! This is a beautiful piece.

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    Elena A says:

    My compliments. This necklace is stunning.

  23. Wemai Coffee Chick
    Wemai Coffee Chick says:

    Thank you girls! Glad you liked it!:0)

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